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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
the election, they went on with the election anyway. >> this is a black elected member of the city council, is that right? >> that's correct. because of that, he lost his seat. d.o.j. came back -- you know, deemed it, i guess, unconstitutional. and they had to redo. and they had an at-large vote and he was the top vote-getter. it was designed to dilute the black community. >> is this what this case ultimately rests on? perfect for this, i've worked in the court. i've spent some time in the court. how fact down this case seems. it really seems like the court is going to make some determination about this basically sociological fact about the covered jurisdictions which is how much racism is there? how imbedded are these practices? it seems a strange thing for the court to be doing? >> it is a strange thing, chris. what's interesting congress asked all these questions about whether or not racial discrimination is prevalent in the covered jurisdictions. they analyzed looking at the covered jurisdictions versus the uncovered. i know there's rhetoric that he didn't do that. but they did. and co
MSNBC
Feb 17, 2013 5:00am PST
oklahoma city, oklahoma on february 6, 2013. in libt of his past travel difficulties, we ask mr. long be granted the same right. despite that letter he was barred from returning to qatar. he now remains in oklahoma away from his wife, daughter and livelihood. he has never been told by any u.s. authority that his name is on the no fly list nor has he been charged officially with any crimes. he simply been told he can't go home. joining us now, the u.s. air force veteran who joins us from oklahoma city because he was unable to fly here. and can't join us on set. gentlemen, good to have you here. can you tell me, i'm curious about your story. you were in the air force. i think you joined when you were 18 or 19 years old. how did you fine your way to islam? >> well, when i was stationed in turkey i met two individuals, one of whom worked with me and another one who worked a different office on the base, and they used to present, you know, they would pass out booklets and pamphlets to those of us who were serving there and that's how basically i was introduced to it. >> and you converted w
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